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Sanofi Pasteur reveals its research on a ”universal” influenza vaccine

Sanofi Pasteur reveals its research on a ”universal” influenza vaccine

9 Nov 2015

The vaccines division of Sanofi presents at the World Vaccine Congress in Spain.

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Detailed results demonstrate baricitinib superiority to adalimumab in improving signs and symptoms of RA

Detailed results demonstrate baricitinib superiority to adalimumab in improving signs and symptoms of RA

8 Nov 2015

Patient-reported pain, joint stiffness, fatigue and physical function scores significantly improved with baricitinib compared to adalimumab.

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Alzheon announces efficacy outcomes from two prior Alzheimer’s Phase III studies and initiation of two clinical studies to lead to pivotal trial

Alzheon announces efficacy outcomes from two prior Alzheimer’s Phase III studies and initiation of two clinical studies to lead to pivotal trial

8 Nov 2015

Patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease and apoe4/4 genotype showed robust and sustained efficacy on cognitive and functional co-primary outcomes over 78 weeks with favorable safety profile.

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Data on vericiguat, investigational heart failure medicine, to be presented as late-breaking clinical trial at the 2015 AHA Scientific Sessions

Data on vericiguat, investigational heart failure medicine, to be presented as late-breaking clinical trial at the 2015 AHA Scientific Sessions

6 Nov 2015

Vericiguat study in patients with worsening chronic heart failure and reduced ejection fraction.

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EMA Validates BMS’s type II variation application for Opdivo (nivolumab) in previously treated advanced renal cell carcinoma

EMA Validates BMS’s type II variation application for Opdivo (nivolumab) in previously treated advanced renal cell carcinoma

5 Nov 2015

Overall survival results from CheckMate -025, a landmark Phase 3 study comparing Opdivo versus everolimus in this patient population, serves as basis for application.

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GSK’s Nucala (mepolizumab) receives approval from FDA

GSK’s Nucala (mepolizumab) receives approval from FDA

6 Nov 2015

First anti-IL5 treatment for adults and adolescents with severe asthma with an eosinophilic phenotype.

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Apta Biosciences awarded H2020 EU grant

Apta Biosciences awarded H2020 EU grant

4 Nov 2015

Company will use the grant to incorporate Seligo technology into next generation antibiotics and infectious disease therapeutics.

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FDA requests further data for approval of Epigenomics' blood based colorectal cancer screening test

FDA requests further data for approval of Epigenomics' blood based colorectal cancer screening test

4 Nov 2015

Epigenomics adjusts 2015 outlook after FDA response letter.

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GSK and Merck to study immunotherapy combination as potential cancer treatment

GSK and Merck to study immunotherapy combination as potential cancer treatment

3 Nov 2015

Phase I first-in-human study to evaluate GSK’s OX40 agonist GSK3174998 as monotherapy and in combination with Merck’s anti-PD-1 therapy, Keytruda (pembrolizumab).

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Sanofi and BioNTech announce cancer immunotherapy collaboration and license agreement

Sanofi and BioNTech announce cancer immunotherapy collaboration and license agreement

3 Nov 2015

The agreement will leverage the scientific expertise of the two organizations to discover and develop up to five cancer immunotherapies.

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First investigational all injectable long acting HIV combination regimen study results at 32 weeks announced

First investigational all injectable long acting HIV combination regimen study results at 32 weeks announced

3 Nov 2015

Injectable combinations once every 4 or 8 weeks show comparable efficacy versus daily oral combination therapy.

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Eli Lilly announces expansion of Indianapolis R&D headquarters

Eli Lilly announces expansion of Indianapolis R&D headquarters

2 Nov 2015

New building to feature collaboration-focused workspace.

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